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Pecos County Dinner Tonight “goes coconuts”

It was almost like a trip to the South Seas as the theme for the Pecos County Dinner Tonight’s November meeting was “Going Coconuts.”  Led by Karan Hefelfinger, the evening got started with …

Fun at Pecos County State Bank

Pecos County State Bank is hosting their annual Wassail and Gingerbread event at their office in two week. The event is from Dec. 16 to Dec. 20 where people can come visit them and enjoy a hot …

Santas Garage Christmas Market

The Garage Coffee, Music and More is hosting the fourth annual Santa's Garage Christmas Market on Saturday, Dec. 14. The event is free to attend. The vendor event will feature last minutes …

Best Beard competition

The Garage Coffee, Music and More is hosting the fifth annual best beard in Fort Stockton competition. The competition started as a joke between people participating in No Shave November and …

What's happening this week?

What's happening this week?Tuesday, December 3• FSHS varsity boys basketball vs. Presidio, 7:30 p.m.• FSHS varsity girls basketball @ Odessa, Special Events Center, 6 p.m.Thursday, December …
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

LETTER: Thanks for local efforts for veterans

I am originally from Fort Stockton, but I left in 1963 to join the Air Force and when I retired after 24 years I settled in Austin! This year I decide to attend the Veterans Day events in Fort …
GUEST COMMENTARY

Can Fort Stockton reclaim its title as the Spring City of Texas?

If you had driven through Fort Stockton in the 1940s or ridden with the Conquistadors claiming lands for the Spanish King in the 1600s, something would have stuck out to you: water. Comanche …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Do not use drinking water for fracking

Dear Editor: When the City of Fort Stockton purchased the property known as Blue Ridge Farms nearly 20 years ago, it was for the expressed purpose of “securing a supply of drinking water for the …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Public display of the American flag in historic places is important

Public display of the American flag in historic places is important. Beyond that it is a wonderful privilege that comes with responsibilities- one of them is to know and follow the protocol which …
EDITORIAL

Legislature rams through amendment making it easier to raise property taxes without adequate notice

This is a sad day in the history of governance in Texas.Saturday night, in less than an hour's time,  both houses of the Texas Legislature overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the property …
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